Latest posts by Lindylou333

christmas tree

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:25

We bought 2 very small potted christmas trees after christmas 3 years ago.  One didnt survive but the one that did is doing really well.  For the past 2 years we have brought it indoors as an extra christmas tree for our dining room, each year slightly bigger than the last.  Hopefully one year it will take the place of the large one we buy for our lounge.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:18

I live in the fens but we have no snow as yet!!  Flipping cold, windy and wet though.  Just hope my bees survive the winter.

signs of life

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:09

I have just taken delivery of an apple tree (ordered in October) which has to be planted straight away.  Oh well, on with the thermals !!

Can anyone name this please

Posted: 20/07/2012 at 17:29

Have to agree with Joe the Gardener.  think it is a snowberry.  Lovely plant but can be a bit invasive.

Talkback: Plans for a garden

Posted: 21/01/2012 at 15:50

Hi funkywhiteboy.  If you want to attract bees to your garden you need to plant single petalled flowers as opposed to the double kind.  Bees like to have a nice landing pad to land on too, so plants that are flat and open are good.  We have just started beekeeping and there is slightly more to it than just building a hive - but dont let that put you off.  It is a truly wonderful and rewarding hobby.

plant for large pot

Posted: 21/01/2012 at 15:41

Thanks Emma and Sal3.  Will definately give the trailing plants a try as the pot is quite tall.  Perhaps with Calendulas in the middle?

plant for large pot

Posted: 13/01/2012 at 17:35

Hi all,

I have been bought a large urn-shaped terracotta pot for Christmas and have been trying to think of a really nice plant for it.  I would really like to show off this pot to its best advantage and think it needs something special to plant in it. Has anybody got any ideas?

geranium confusion

Posted: 06/01/2012 at 15:52

I would just let them grow.  Just be sure not to give too much water because this can rot the root system.  


Posted: 06/01/2012 at 15:41

I have a similar problem with a burberis.  I cut it right back as nearly all the leaves had mildew but when it regrew so did the mildew.  Am wondering whether I will have to dig the burberis out.  

Gardeners world Mag Offers

Posted: 06/01/2012 at 15:36

Not sure why you are looking elsewhere.  When I have ordered one of these subscriber offers I just fill in the form in the magazine and send it off with the required postage.

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